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CHC53315 

Diploma of Mental Health

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In this Program:

  • This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide services to clients in relation to mental health issues.
  • Hands on experience with the guidance of our qualified teachers.
  • Learn in a positive atmosphere and have access to state-of-the-art facilities.

We will teach you practical skills in areas of:

  • Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues
  • Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships 
  • Provide early intervention, health prevention and promotion programs 
  •  Implement trauma informed care 
  • Research and apply evidence to practice 
  • Provide recovery oriented mental health services 
  • Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues 
  • PLUS More

Your Career:

  • Mental Health Community Worker 
  • Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker 
  • Welfare Support Worker 
  • Community Rehabilitation Worker 
  • Community Support Worker 
  • Mental Health Support Worker 
  • Mental Health Outreach Worker 

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Program Details

  • Program Code & Title

    CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health

  • Subjects

    The CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health requires 20 Subjects consisting of.

    Fifteen (15) core units, and;
    Five (5) elective units (all electives chosen are industry suggested)

     

    Core Subjects:

    CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
    CHCMHS009 Provide early intervention, health prevention and promotion programs 
    CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
    CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
    CHCMHS013 Implement trauma informed care
    CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice
    CHCMHS002 Establish self-directed recovery relationships
    CHCMHS003 Provide recovery oriented mental health services
    CHCMHS010 Implement recovery oriented approaches to complexity
    CHCMHS005 Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues
    CHCMHS011 Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
    CHCMHS012 Provide support to develop wellness plans and advanced directives
    CHCADV005 Provide systems advocacy services
    CHCMHS004 Work collaboratively with the care network and other services
    HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety 

    Elective Subjects:

    CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
    CHCCCS003 Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide 
    CHCAOD004 Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues 
    CHCDFV001 Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence 
    CHCCCS017 Provide loss and grief support 

    All other electives available on request.


    Credit Transfer and RPL offered: Recognition of prior learning and skills assessment.

  • Entry Requirements

    There are no formal entry requirements for persons seeking enrolment into this qualification. 

    However, Students seeking enrolment into this qualification must have an appropriate level of written and spoken English and Numeracy suitable for the qualification.    

    These levels of written and spoken English are assessed either by the evidence of proficiency in English or by LLN test conducted during the enrolment process. The required LLN level for entry into this course is 4. 

  • Work Placement

    You will be required to undertake a minimum 160 Hours Practical Placement in Community Contexts such as Community Based Non-Government Organisations; Home Based Outreach; Centre-Based Programs; Respite Care; Residential Services, Rehabilitation Programs; Clinical Settings.

  • Assessment

    Assessment Methods may include: 

    • Written Questions 
    • Project Work 
    • Case Study’s 
    • Role plays 
    • Workplace Based Tasks/Observations  
  • Duration and Intensity

    Traineeship: Estimated duration 104 Weeks 

    Non-Traineeship: Estimated duration 78 Weeks 

    160 hours (Professional Placement Experience) Workplacement 

  • Delivery Mode

    TMG College Australia provides the following delivery options: 

    Face to Face Training 

    In person Classroom Based training delivered at TMG College Australia sites. Face to Face delivery includes both theory and practical activities which are supported by structured Work Placement. 

     

    Structured Work Placement

    You will be required to undertake a minimum 160 Hours Practical Placement in Community Contexts such as Community Based Non-Government Organisations; Home Based Outreach; Centre-Based Programs; Respite Care; Residential Services, Rehabilitation Programs; Clinical Settings.


    Offsite Training 

    TMG College Australia can deliver training and undertake assessments using facilities at a Students Workplace, or in a Mobile Manner (e.g. delivery at a regional/remote location for a specific period or for a specific training course).  

     

    Mixed Mode Training 

    A combination of various delivery modes. Also known as "Mixed Delivery" or "Blended Learning". This includes Virtual, Face to Face and Workplace Based. 

  • Pathways

    Graduates may progress to higher level qualifications within and/or across the health and Community care sector.

  • Your Career

    This program provides you an opportunity to enter into the workforce involving job roles such as:

    • Mental Health Community Worker 
    • Community Rehabilitation and Support Worker 
    • Welfare Support Worker 
    • Community Rehabilitation Worker 
    • Community Support Worker 
    • Mental Health Support Worker 
    • Mental Health Outreach Worker 

     

  • Fees & Eligibility

    Enrolment Fees:
    Without Concession - $149.00
    With Concession - $29.80

     

    Fee For Service: $8,950.00

    The student tuition fees published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. 

    This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. TMG College Australia encourage individuals with disabilities to access training subsidised through the Skills First Program. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply for this training.

    Skill First Eligibility 1. You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident* or New Zealand Citizen. 2. You must not have completed the same AQF level qualification or higher than the course you wish to enrol in, unless under 20 years of age on 1 January this year. 3. You must not have commenced or be scheduled to commence more than two Victorian Government subsidised courses this year; and 4. You must not be currently enrolled in two or more Victorian Government subsidised courses.

    Traineeship incentives may be applicable on full time/ part time basis, subject to eligibility. Enrolment fees apply.

     

    *Formal confirmation of permanent residence granted by the Department of Home Affairs (or its successor) AND the student’s foreign passport or ImmiCard required 

     

    TMG will determine your eligibility by conducting a full assessment of your eligibility during the course application process.

  • Locations

    This qualification will be delivered at any or all of the following locations:
    Classroom (theory):  TMG College Australia Campuses,
    • City Campus -400 Queen St, Melbourne Victoria
    • Werribee Campus - 3 Comben Drive, Werribee
    • Box Hill Campus – 6 Ellingworth Parade, Box Hill


               

  • Upcoming Classes

    TMG College Australia

  • Credit Transfer

    We provide Credit Transfer with agreed and consistent credit outcomes for components of a qualification, if the CT request is equivalent in content and learning outcomes with TMG’s matched qualifications.

  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

    We provide Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where Student work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL result is subject to the quality and amount of the evidence submitted by the  Student to TMG.